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The Political Collapse of Europe

by Hajo Holborn

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. HC/DJ - very good. Pages clean and intact, with no markings other than previous owner's name written very small on endpage, light soiling upper edge of pages. Dustjacket has age tanning, darkening to spine, light soiling and a few tiny edge tears, partial old price sticker on spine. Copyright 1951, 1964 printing. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 207 pages; Partial contents: The historic Europe and the rise of Russia, The political foundations of modern Europe, Europe in the Age of Nationalism and Imperialism, World War I, Europe between Two World Wars. Etc,. In a challenging historical retrospect, the Sterling Professor of History at Yale argues that the old political order created for Europe in 1815 broke down with the First World War. Since then, he contends, american policy toward Europe has too often suffered from the illusions that the historic Europe as we knew it could be revived or that we could forget its history altogether. (288not,0914) .


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